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Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
for right now, and give our kids the kind of education they need to succeed in the 21st century. i want to make sure america leads the world in research and technology and clean energy. i want to put people back to work rebuilding our roads and our bridges and our schools. [applause] that's how we grow an economy. i want us to bring down our deficits, but i want to do it in a balanced, responsible way. and i want to reward -- i want a tax code that rewards businesses and manufacturers like detroit diesel right here, creating jobs right here in redford, right here in michigan, right here in the united states of america. [applause] that's where we need to go. that's the country we need to build. and when it comes to bringing manufacturing back to america -- that's why i'm here today. since 1938, detroit diesel has been turning out some of the best engines in the world. [applause] over all those years, generations of redford workers have walked through these doors. not just to punch a clock. not just to pick up a paycheck. not just to build an engine. but to build a middle-class life for t
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
years ago. this prompted the education ministry to change its lenient education policy. >>> people in japan are reflecting on the past three years in determining whether a political party that promised change actually delivered. they cast ballots it this sunday at a general election when japan decides voters will be picking lawmakers for the lower house of the diet. they'll be using their ballots to keep the ruling democratic party in power or they'll send it packing allowing another party or parties to form the country's next government. these 12 groups met the criteria to be called a political party in this election. they include long-established parties and several new ones that were just founded. a number of other groups failed to meet the standards but are still fielding candidates. voters have a lot to think about. we'll be examining the key issues all this week here on "newsline." energy policy has emerged as one of the biggest points of contention in this election. at the heart of the debate is the notion of health, both of people and the japanese economic. nhk world report
Dec 12, 2012 12:00am PST
spending of our government, things like defense, homeland security, education, it's so-called entitlements. you've got to kurt althe increase in spending on things like medicare that's putting us in the hole. >> what you don't want to do you don't want the make it punitive for people to make charitable donations. to me that's another lose argument for the republican. you got to be very careful where you encourage the cutting of entitlements. >> yeah. one thing i don't think i should ask a democrat to do is turn medicare into a voucher program. you know, the paul ryan budget had a premium support system, which i think makes sense, but a lot of people on the left are not going to go there, but i think we could adjust the age of eligibility for medicare from 65 to 67 over the next 30 years. cue ask all three of us to pay the full cost of part b premiums. >> prescription drugs. >> the prescription drug benefit. make us pay the full costs. we can afford it. but here's what i would say, how this movie ends -- and that's your question. >> yes. >> we will wind up losing on probably the rate issue
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Dec 8, 2012 3:00pm PST
careers to be productive in the workforce and to contribute. i think education is key. whether it be going to school part-time -- and i know these things cost money, but whether it be on-line or it be seeking some sort of education in another area to make sure that your skill set is diverse. >> you mentioned on-line. there is a lot of stuff on-line in a good way that you can actually gain some knowledge. >> absolutely. >> kyle always good to see you. thank you for joining us. you are leaving beautiful san diego behind. whatever, kyle. merry christmas in case i don't see you. >> happy holidays. >>> piles of debris line the streets and are hit hard by superstorm sandy. more than one month after it struck. but funding could soon be on the way to help get things back to normal. now more from washington. >> in a letter to congress, the white house has requested $60.4 billion to help all states affected by superstorm sandy. the white house says these are funds necessary to finance a needed recovery effort and to help the region prepare for future challengeds including future -- challenges includ
Dec 11, 2012 10:00pm PST
that thing is. and then when you finally become educated enough to understand what is afflicting you, you can decide to do something about it. >> reporter: ludwig completed a gender change operation in july. her proudest moment lately was last friday when the team escorted her to a court and a judge stamped a new birth document. >> when she came to us asking if we would go to her, of course. we want to make a point to show we want her on this team. she deserves to be on this team. >> he said granted. i turned to my players and i said let's play ball y'all. >> it's a courageous situation on her part to come back. >> reporter: support has been an issue. >> nobody to turn to. like so many other people who are transgender you get lost. there are still factions of people who don't understand. i understand the concerns. but the world is changing. and this is part of that. >> reporter: she's put the pain of a suicide attempt at age 15 and two failed marriages behind her. her oldest daughter calls her dad, but she's fine with nap her message to those out there hiding, questioning their identity. >> s
Dec 11, 2012 9:00pm PST
. education reporter lee ann has the story. >>reporter: los angeles person here was the only student at the high school to get that uc berkeley. >> everybody was happy because i was like yes i got in but i won't make. >> i won't be able to go. how aim going to pay for it. >>reporter: he's an undocumented student and does not qualify for any federal money. coordinator of the undocumented student program at cal. >> federal pel grant, work study, loan aren't eligible to undocumented students. >>reporter: rivera had a small private scholarship and worked odd jobs to help put himself through cal. but it wasn't enough money to make ends meet. that's why uc berkeley chancellor robert spear head add scholarship program to help students likely vary a.evelyn and walter haas junior fund rae responded with 1 million dollar award. >> the fund one of the core pieces of work is about equal chances, equal opportunities, leveling the playing field so everybody has a chance to succeed in life. >>reporter: about 200 undocumented students at uc berkeley from 20 countries will receive a portion of
Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
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Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
while still being able to invest in things like education and research and development that are important to our growth and if we're going to protect middle class families, then we're going to have to have higher rates for the wealthiest americans, folks like me. >> white house correspondent dan loa lothian is in washington, d.c. this morning. so who has the ball? and whose court is it in at this point? >> reporter: first of all, we know that house gop had that counter offer, which white house spokesman jay carney has referred to as, quote, magic beans and fairy dust. we expect for republicans to put pressure on the white house to engage. in addition to that, to lock for whatever ways the white house might be able to look for cuts to entitlements. i think what's difficult now is to figure out exactly where the negotiations stand because from the white house perspective, they're saying that conversations continue, but there are house republican aids who are telling me that there are no phone conversations, no e-mails being exchanged. so it's difficult to tell how they ca
Dec 12, 2012 4:00am PST
talk about education, they defund it. talk about voter suppression, they deny voting to people, and i just can't embrace that anymore and be true to myself. >> let me read some of your own quotes back to you. hard to be more conservative than i am on the issues. back on 2009. pro life, pro gun, pro family, i'm anti tax. have you changed on those four specific things? >> no, i'm not saying that at all. i'm pro life, but i don't believe in imposing my will on other people. i believe people should support and protect the second amendment. i believe raising taxes isn't something anybody wants to do. certainly i never wanted to do it as a legislator or as governor. i believe in public safety. i believe in protecting the environment. i live in florida, the most beautiful state in the country in my humble opinion. these things i have always believed in. education, ethics, the environment, protecting the economy, and fighting for people. >> let's focus on taxes for a moment. in the fiscal cliff debate, tax is a big part of that. where do you stand on that if you are anti tax? >> anti tax, but
Dec 12, 2012 9:00am PST
. of course, rhino horn is ending up oftentimes as a form of traditional medicine, so part is about educating buyers, educating individuals to be more sophisticated in understanding there's no scientific basis for rhino horns being a medicinal cure for anything at all. also, understanding that the trade is international. here in los angeles it's a major hub for the trade in rhino horn. illegal crime syndicates, it supports militias and destabilizes nations. it's both an issue at the source. it's a consumer education awareness. if there's no demand there's no supply. we all need to come together. >> phillippe, what can we do, just as normal folks, everyday people if we want to stop something like this? >> well, as i said, it's a big consumer issue. what will surprise many people to know is that the united states is probably the second largest destination for illegal wildlife products, tigers, ivory, rhino horn. in many cases there are even websites here in the united states that cater, fashion websites, antique websites that cater to the illegal ivory trade, for example. lots of rhino horn her
Dec 7, 2012 1:00pm PST
of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... they can inspire our students. let's solve this. is what drives us to broadcast the world's biggest events in 3d, or live to your seat high above the atlantic ocean. it's what drives us to create eco-friendly race tracks, batteries that power tomorrow's cars, nearly indestructible laptops, and the sustainable smart towns of the future. at panasonic, we're driven to make what matters most better. just another way we're engineering a better world for you. >>> the republican speaker of the house john boehner is placing all the blame on president obama for another week lost in the race to stop the country from going over the fiscal cliff. what the speaker didn't say in a news conference today could potentially be very significant. let's bring in our senior congressional correspondent, dana bash. >> reporter: reckless was the strong word the speaker used to describe timothy geithner's statement that he is willing to go over the cliff if republicans don't g
Dec 12, 2012 2:00am PST
the florida education commissioner pam stort is joining me this morning. we're very excited for you. congratulations. talking about world leaders in education, finland, singapore, hong kong. your state received the remarkable ranking of number two. how did you do it? >> it's amazing, and it's been a concerted effort for a number of years, florida is focused on reading and considered every single teacher a reading teacher. the primary focus for florida for a number of years, and very proud of the work that our students and teachers have done through this time. >> i want to show that. the fourth grade reading scores have improved from 1998 to 2011. and very impressive. you say that you have reading teachers. what does that mean? >> well, all of our teachers, kindergarten through 12th grade, no matter the subject they teach, incorporate reading skills and strategies within the course. there has been a focus for a number of years on the skills that are necessary for a student to be able to be reading. and certainly when we look at what students are doing today, versus what they did in 1
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
investments in the future. it takes investment in equipment and science education and infrastructure and so forth. the question many people don't want to consider is when we get those resources? i asked our research department of the would make a prediction from important the interest costs would be if we did nothing and the estimate without any explosion will was as follows. within 25 years or so, our interest costs would jump from about 1% of gdp to 12% of gdp or roughly four times the total investment made in r&d r&d fer, science jaish infrastructure. and if we ever permit that to happen, we will assure that we are going to have what i call a slow-growth crisis. please take over, this is your meeting. >> one thing i don't plan to be is an economics expert. i felt this way for years it's not just about the health of our economy, it's about around the world it's going to continue to eat at us and when you put in the kind of time bombs of was the intent. it was supposed to be so hammes that congress would never permit it to happen. it's stretched and stressed at the time. i'm one that set
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Dec 5, 2012 8:00am PST
poverty. highlighting things like education are a path laid to burning the right to be heard. because a lot of communities are saying we just don't believe that you care about us. i think that having folks who communicate well is a ticket to making that hard battle happen. greg: i read his books and offense. your latest one, you revert to the republican party as hard wing conservatives. that they are being pushed into political relevance. >> yes, for example, the fight over the fiscal cliff is taking place between speaker boehner and the white house. they put republicans in the senate in a rare type of position where they are in the game, but they are not the leaders of the game. see what is going on in the senate in general. we're republicans should have the majority of the senate, if not highly ontological candidates were nominated by the party base. thinking of someone like richard murdoch in indiana. there's no reason the democrats should not hold that seat. they are putting republicans in the senate at a disadvantage. >> the other thing is that ted cruz is a tea party candidate,
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm PST
in education. let's invest in our teachers... they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> we're back with tonight's outer circle where we reach out to our sources around the world and go to cairo where three advisers to morsi have stepped down. demonstrators set fire today to offices of the muslim brotherhood. >> reporter: president morsi thought he was going to have a cake walk to the nationwide referendum on december 15st on the constitution he was mistaken. at least three of his advisers resigned tonight as opposition factions continue to put on the pressure against the president and this time, things got ugly and violent in front of the presidential palace. that's where you had supporters of the president and opponents of the president facing off in what started as a stare down and then evolved into an all out brawl. two sides were clash iing by throwing rocks, debris, even molotov cocktails. police came in at one point and broke up some of the clashes. others continued throughout the night. now, the question, will the vote take place or will the president back down? >> o
Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm PST
i've had so much support from my family, my friend, my educational background, so, you know, i think it's just i culmination of a ton of different things you can't really pinpoint but all i can do is just thank god i'm here. >> i leave you still have hooks for your hands, but are you going to be moving towards getting, you know, a real hand replacement, a prosthetic? >> i hope so. i've been doing a lot of research and there's really, really cool stuff on the market. there is a mioelectric hand i'm very interested in. it can produce several different grasps, almost mimicking a real hand. so, i'm definitely interested in getting that. right now, however, what i'm most interested in is getting out of the wheelchair because that does restrict a lot of my mobility. what i'm focusing on now is actually making the left leg. i'm been talking to my prosthetist about it. hopefully tomorrow we'll be making the mold of my left leg. and once that leg is is completed, my next priority will be getting some better functioning hands. >> what you had to overcome is is so incredible. are you to relearn
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Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
the department of energy or the department of education people's eyes glaze over. but it does seem to me, kristen, that there is among the network newscast there is kind of like, yeah, let's raise the taxes on the wealthy, that would be a good thing. that does seem to me that's there. >> unfortunate narrative that's been peddled it's not true but it's out there. the idea that you can solve all of our problems by raising taxes on the wealthy. if you bump the rates on the wealthy back to the clinton area it's the magic band-aid it fixes all of our problems. >> bill: marco rubio said it's a myth but i think that's been pointed out five gazillion times. i think folks are so numb to this they don't even pay attention to it. >> bill: i don't mind paying higher taxes i really don't but i don't want to waste it right now i'm not getting any bang for my buck at all, none. zero. >> we have such a big spending problem. if you look at -- take a look at 2007, you know, george w. bush is president. we have got the wars going on. we have got the bush tax cuts in 2007 our deficit was $160 billion. that number al
Dec 10, 2012 4:00am PST
, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> welcome back, everybody. joseph crowley, representing bronx and queens and margaret-er is back, big crush of my son jackson who is in love with her. and ron brownstein of the national journal. not a big crush of jackson on you. sorry. >> that's all right. and hillary clinton, a formidable candidate. gingrich on "meet the press" said the gop wouldn't be able to compete if she was the nominee. here's what he said. >> if their competitor in '16 is hillary clinton, supported by bill clinton and presumably still relatively popular president barack obama, trying to win that will truly be the super bowl and the republican party today is incapable of competing at that level. >> that's a strong statement, but not entirely inaccurate. she will be a formidable candidate if the economy is improving and they get a budget deal. look, three times in a row, very rare, george bush, ronald reagan, last time it happened. nothing i
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am EST
here, because we are that beacon of hope. we have the best patent laws, the best education system, especially in higher education, and we have the best opportunity for economic growth. let's take advantage of that and focus on the positive side of what we need to grow instead of teetering on the edge of the negativity that draws us apart. host: carole in annapolis, maryland, a democrat. caller: hi. i live in connecticut 20 years. guest: god bless you. caller: i loved it, but recently moved to maryland. there are two oaths of office. i'm an active member of three and took a pledge of allegiance to the united states of america. every child in this country takes a pledge of allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands and so on. every congressman and congresswoman that takes a pledge, something like i asked solemnly swear or affirm that i will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies and so on. then i will have allegiance to the same that i take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation
Dec 6, 2012 7:30am EST
to address the educational demands of the mothers. these children are taking english classes. ♪ wednesday, thursday, friday >> reporter: both the government and the company pay for the center. employees can enroll their children for free. >> translator: because the child care center is in the building, i can look in o >> translator: we really value our female employees. we think that this child care system is the best way to support the parents and allow them to work without worrying about their kids. >> reporter: people will be watching to see whether this kind of support makes it easier for mothers to keep working. anna jung, nhk world, seoul. >>> famed brazilian architect oscar niemeyer, who designed his country's capital city as well as some of the world's most distinctive buildings is dead at 104. niemeyer was born in brazil in 1907. he began his career in the 1930s after graduating from a local university. he was one of the architects that designed the u.n. headquarters in new york, a project that began in 1947. in 1956, niemeyer created a series of landmark structures for brazil's
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Dec 10, 2012 11:00am EST
last month. it is a way to get more state funding for education. this law. california's entrepreneurs particularly hard. hereto explained how, even anderson. he is a former google guys. good to see you. >> hello. thank you for having me spew forth the top tax rate in the country will now be in the state of california, assuming we go back to the 39.6% rate. it is retroactive to the beginning of the year. how crazy is that? >> it is, i think, it is very unusual. it is the first time i have ever seen a retroactive tax. one of the things i think was really surprising to me and a lot of my friends is it really was not described that way in the voter guide which was sent to all of us. they neglected to mention the rector active portion of it. i think a lot of people were really surprised by that. so many businesses still get started in silicon valley because that is where the talent is. the regulation, state and higher taxes in the state do not matter. will this really start to hurt business formation there, do you think. >> i think that is a great question. it is about a 30% tax increase c
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Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
out by the steam fitters. this is put out by the teachers unions. these are the people educating our children. these are the people in whose hands we place the future of our country. they are passion on things that aren't just dishonest. that people get rich from tax cuts. but beneath them, they are side. this is bad economics. it's horrifying that any teacher in a classroom today believes any of this. >> trickle down does not work. trickle up works. the president is putting money in the pockets of those who will spend it. that why he has done small business tax cuts. trickle down we learned since the 80s with reagan, it does not work. martha: when i was a kid i learned the preamble to the constitution by watching "schoolhouse rock." this is -- it is so blatantly -- the phrase in here where he says the rich man shrugs his shoulders and says why should i care about other non-rich people. do you really think it's worth perpetuating the notion that people who are successful don't care about people who aren't successful? >> this is a cartoon that uses hyperbole to make a point and it's a
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am PST
was involved in. >> absolutely. >> even dealing with kids and health and education and all the things. what really inspired her? what drove her? >> it is a remarkable -- 100 organizations. they say countless thousands of individuals that she helped along the way either through those groups or individually dispensing advice, money, you know, helping people out. the work she did with the hospitals was huge. the children's hospital in melbourne, a research center as well. i think it gives the answer to your question was she said when she was 99 she said looking out for people is the most important thing in life and is the most rewarding. happiness, i think, lies in thought for other people and trying to help them. i mean, whenever you think of rupert murdock or whatever else, this was a lovely lady. >> what does she think of her son's endeavors in the media and all the controversy around the empire? >> she was proud of all her kids. i actually knew rupert murdock's daughter, elizabeth, who was named after dame elizabeth too, and she used to speak fondly of her grandmother. this was 20 years ag
Dec 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
question. i think people are hopeful because this was a young leader taking over who had been educated outside of north korea that the might be more reform oriented and the fact the brought in some of his own people lent credence to this hypothesis. i think we have seen clearerly from these sorts of actions, both in april, only weeks after a deal with the obama administration and now this launch that there really isn't a change in behavior. the leaders have changed but the behavior pretty much remains the same. >> barbara starr, if you could weigh in for a moment. did we expect a lot less from this leader, and if so, or if not, why does this matter so much? >> i think they least hoped he wouldn't go down this road of another missile launch in the attempt to launch from that missile something in to space, a satellite, which is what the pentagon is saying did happen tonight. why does it matter so much? asia is the economic power house already now and in the future. you have china militarizing in that region, north korea and so much commerce, money, and trade that everyone depends on now
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Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
. it was really rough time. so i pursued a higher education for my masters. i found mentors who worked in various financial services that attracted me to the industry. personal friend of mind told me the 100,000 jobs mission was launching and convinced me to attend a job fair. melissa: do you think vets make good employees? >> absolutely. we have tangible and intangible skills we bring. intangibles, leadership, discipline, ability to work with a team. situational awareness which is very important in business. and tangibles the military is project-based, process oriented. we have a lot of respect for policies and procedures. melissa: you know about getting a task and finishing it over the finish line and staying committed. >> yes. melissa: you find that vets have a hard time getting jobs and fitting back in, is that your experience. >> we have unconventional path for one choosing the military. when we get out of the military we have to find the best way to integrate. the best way to do that is knowing what you want, what you want to pursue as a career and find companies looking to hire you. meliss
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Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
the plan with one critic saying in the end education has to be more about -- more than simply ensuring that kids can get a job. isn't it supposed to be about making well-rounded citizens? schools are reportedly also looking at replacing teachers with these. >> that's aned schulz joke. -- that's an ed schulz book. >> this story when i first read it i thought, i can kind of see that. i don't ever read fiction, and i can see just filling your time with nonfiction, this is a perfect example of the way the government behaves. they start out with an okay premise, and then they abandon it halfway through. they go, let's take out all of the fiction and make these guys smart with nonfiction. what kind of books? what? a book of plants and then this other book like something about an invasive species. i don't like the work part coming up with new books. >> they use bureaucratic tracks and regulations. they create drones, but then again, imogen, isn't it time we stop wasting time on shakespeare? it serves no purpose much like the rest of your island nation. >> these books will discourage kids from
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Dec 10, 2012 10:00am PST
the controversy started. he said i'm a proud south korean, and i was educated in america. lived there for a very significant part of the life, i understand the sacrifices of the american servicemen and women, i made these comments as part of a deeply-emotional reaction to the killing of iraqis, and it was part of the overall anti-war sentiment shared by others, but he says he deeply regrets the inflammatory and inappropriate language he used. we're taking your thoughts on it on twitter. follow me @megyn kelly. brad, dick, good debate, as always. >> thanks. megyn: after major protests in the birthplace of organized labor, there are reports that president obama will use part of his speech in detroit today to take the side of unions in the explosive right-to-work fight that is emerging in michigan. they're saying this could become the next wisconsin in terms of the uniitem battles. -- on union battles. how the rules there just changed and why. >>> plus, why folks are saying this is the best video you will see all day. >> there's a group of people around, and a little thing on the ground, at first i
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Dec 10, 2012 3:00pm PST
to use for whatever deduction. maybe you want to use for education. maybe you want to use it for your home. maybe you need it for healthcare. let's cap it. itemize deductions at a certain amount. if you cap at $25,000, you can lower all tax rates 20%. plus kill the alternative minimum tax forever and still have $1.3 trillion in revenue. if you do it at $50,000, cap. it gives you $800 billion. >> i like this idea when i first heard it but there are problems and intended consequences. for instance, you wipe out charities. charitable giving changed radically but that cap at $25,000. that is why i like the idea just you can keep giving to charitable or anything else but lowering the rate -- you can't lower it lower than the 28 cents a dollar that karl talked about. >> bret: all right. the 37%, not 39.6, but raising the top tier to 37% is that going to fly? and is the republican caucus in the house? >> it's hard to get the republican caucus to go for rates. they offered revenue. okay, fine. you won the election. give you $800 billion but find it in a way with less of an impact. >> despite
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Dec 11, 2012 3:00pm PST
down today. meanwhile the department of education is giving michigan students he some very poor grades. it says 72% of public school eighth graders are not proficient in reading and 69% are not proficient in math. math is at the center of our next story. democrats are claiming they have already voted to take a trillion-dollar bite out of the budget deficit through spending cuts. tonight, correspondent doug mckelway tells us whether that claim really adds up. >> we're still waiting for the white house to identify what spending cuts the president is willing to make. >> yet again today, republicans asked where is the democrats' end of the bargain. they accused democrats of ignoring the spending side of the negotiations. accusation democrats object. >> the president signed into law a million trillion dollars spending cuts. >> spending cuts we have already made. >> the democrats have already voted for over a trillion dollars in cuts in spending. >> but are those cuts real? this cbo letter from speaker boehner from july of 2011 confirms that democrats agreed to reduced budget deficit by $915
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Dec 12, 2012 3:00am PST
about that so i can make an educated decision. >> brian: i was shocked to find out 7 million from michigan's teachers unions goes to political cause and 86 percent goes to democratic causes. do you fell almost helpless in those contributions whether you agree with them or not. >> i know union wages go for things i may or may not agree with and you know, it is it a reallyy difficult thing because i don't know everything they go toward. but i would love to know more about the bill and that concerns a majority of teachers. >> brian: who ever is in your lucky can see the dedication. >> i love teaching. >> brian: we look forward to see you back on. we'll see if you choose to stay or not. do your search on it. >> thank you. >> brian: he ricked his life to help us nail osama bin laden. fox learned he is being tortuned. should the united states step in to help that doctor without whom we would not have killed bin laden . then, he survived a tornado only to have this happen. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. i am okay. >> brian: another near death experience caught on tv. first happy birthday to
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Dec 12, 2012 12:00pm PST
icbm missile tests. i thought that maybe, because he was educated in switzerland, because he speaks english, new leader, seemed comfortable with his people, that he might go in a new direction. he will be following his father and the bellicose attitude they have had. it looks like it, anyway, but the question is, what do we do about it? that is the key. >>shepard: we have 40,000 dead people in syria and we can't do anything about that. why do we thing we can do anything about north korea. we can't. >>guest: we have tried sanctions. we have tried dialogue. we have tried a number of policies. what we need is, number one, we cannot always say that it is up to china. china has leverage over them. they don't dictate. what we need is a new approach. in the new six-party talk countries, involving russia, china, south korea, the united states, japan, and i don't know exactly what that is. but it is a combination of toughening the policy with some kind of rewards if there is movement, a positive movement. we have never really tested this guy. we know very little about him. so, i'm not saying
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Dec 12, 2012 3:00pm PST
education money and school money. so they have taken those off the table, which leads maybe cost of living adjustment on medicare and social security. and not much else. so, i think that is where we are now. >> jeff, from your reporting where do you get a sense of where we're headed in this. >> troubling sign of the message of closed door meeting where speaker boehner said the members should leave their christmas decorations up. and that they should plan to stay in. i think that one channel for speaker boehner here, he is beginning to face some rumblings of trouble on the right. so far, i think they have been able to do a good job holding everyone together on this. some are members of the house republican caucus that were outspoken after this closed door meeting, telling reporters that speaker boehner, you know is responsible for this. is not negotiating a hard enough. so he has problems on both planks. i think that, i think there is still time. it's december 12, i guess. so i think that by the end of the week, you know, there isn't sort of some more agreement it's a problem. i still think
Dec 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
missiles. >> they were in israel. >> they were in israel. >> go back to your education, then. where did you go to college? >> i did a b.a./m.a. of middle eastern history at columbia college. an m.a. and middle eastern at princeton. >> israeli and american citizen? >> i am. >> why due end up in the 1982 war in lebanon? >> i always wanted to move to israel. i saw my future in israel. i wanted to raise my family in israel. in 1973, at the end of the 1973 war which i would have missed had i been living in israel, i determined i wasn't going to move just then. i was going to do my b.a. first. i did my b.a. which turned out as an m.a. i worked as an advisor to the israeli administration to the u.n. arafat speaking for the general assembly. very tumultuous period. i moved to israel and tried for this unit in the army. the tryouts are rather rigorous. i did 17 months of basic training. and got out just prior to the lebanon war. but in israel, we have -- you serve for a long period your regular serve and do reserve service to the age of 52. now i have a son in the army who is 19. and in a ver
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Dec 11, 2012 7:00pm PST
make them less able to -- not as good as provided an education for the kids. >> again, the union will have to market that to those employees and say there's a value proposition, you have money that you have earned, and if it is -- you want to join our unit because it's the most -- it's beneficial to you and your family, you will simply have the choice. >> straight ahead, republican u.s. senator rand paul says fine, let democrats dig their own hole. how does he think democrats are going to do that? senator rand paul will tell you. he's coming up. and more breaking news. tragic shooting at an oregon mall during the busy holiday season. more than 60 shots killed and two innocent victims killed. the gunman also dead. a live report from oregon is next. s different. we've been there. that's why every bit of financial advice we offer is geared specifically to current and former military members and their families. [ laughs ] dad! dad! [ applause ] ♪ [ male announcer ] life brings obstacles. usaa brings advice. call or visit us online. we're ready to help. i heard you guys can
Dec 11, 2012 1:00pm PST
55 billion come from nondefense programs, like health care, education, housing assistance. our chief political analyst gloria borger has been looking at all of these numbers. the dire consequences of going over the cliff, is it enough to force a deal? >> no. and that's what is sort of striking about it. when you talk to some liberal democrat, they actually say, you know what, maybe it's better to go off the cliff because you get the defense spending cuts that dana was talking about and the tax cuts for the wealthy expire. you can always restore the tax cuts for the middle class. she talked to some republicans, they say a bad deal is not what we want. they don't want any deal. and then, of course, you talk to the american public as we keep doing here. and the american public, take a look at this, they believe that if there is no deal, it would have a negative impact on their financial situation. i think the real problem here, wolf, is that every politician understands that they are going to get criticized if there is a deal. so what's going on right now is that they are positioning th
Dec 12, 2012 11:00am PST
the kids educated about performance enhancing drugs because there is, you know, there are surveys that we have been privy to, it is over 400,000 kids experimenting with performance enhancing drugs. >> over 400,000. >> i think that's important. >> so you're talking to the kids, with this i play clean campaign you founded. i want to ask you personally, look, you're a legend, started with the bears, '65 to '73. you think of this drug abuse, how do you compare it to when you were playing versus today? >> excuse me, say that again? >> how do you compare, when you talk about hgh abuse, comparing what is going on today compared to when you were playing in the '60s and the '70s. >> when i was playing, i don't think it was around. it was prevalent to olympic weight lifters from east germany. i think they're the ones that introduced it to the states. and no one knew what the consequences or the ramifications were for as far as your health. >> do you think that the players sit as some of them are using this and abusing this, are they thinking, oh, this is what it might do to me down the road? are th
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